Computing

Vista shows to have bugs: Surprise, surprise

With Microsoft’s sterling reputation as being bug-free and invincible to vulnerabilities, who would of thought that Vista would show signs of being buggy. We hope you hear the sarcasm in our voices. We’re laying it on pretty thick. One serious error of concern is a mile wide hole in IE7’s coding, which leaves web users vulnerable to malicious software just ...

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Look bossy with the small Brother MW-260 printer

Brother announced today (Christmas day) a follow up for their ultra thin ultra funk portable printers released years ago. Adding Bluetooth, Infrared and USB2.0 support, the Brother MPrint can now print pages up to A6 size, and keeping it’s thickness at 18.5mm. Apparently this is going to be uber useful when you need to print receipts on the go off ...

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Oki Electric Industry Co. unveils worlds smallest stereo speaker amplifier

With phones and other consumer electronics getting smaller and smaller as the days progress, the hardware inside must also keep up to date. Oki Electric Industry Co. recognized this trend and so set out to make a smaller stereo speaker amplifier; they succeeded with ML2611. This single chip contains stereo-playback capable DAC (Digital Audio Converter), 3D surround functionality, and a ...

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Shuttle SDXI series definately not for n00bs

It’s the quote from the Shuttle web site that best wraps up what this blazing hot computer is: This isnt your mothers XPC… Only the 1337 apply. Intimidating? A bit, but you can handle it. This small form factor machine boasts an Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 processor, two AMD ATI Radeon X1950 Pro CrossFire graphics cards, two 10,000RPM Western ...

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Home webcam 3D image scanning, because you can’t trust the mirror

We are sick and tired about hearing our girlfriends complain about how the mirror at our houses make them look fat. We are also sick of not being able to accurately create ourselves in video and pc games that should be more personalized. We soon might have an answer for both. The Institute of Robotics and Process Control, has created ...

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Keep devices charged with the Proporta USB Mobile Device Charger

Everyone has one of those times where they desperately need one of their devices charged, whether it is a phone to talk to a girlfriend or an iPod to drown out the screaming of your little cousin at the family reunion. The new mobile charger from Proporta allows you to recharge anything that can be charged via a USB cable. ...

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You want minimalistic minimalism? Adobe CS3 icons

This is what happens when a company looks at Apple, realizes that their simplistic ways are becoming very popular with consumers, and decides to one-up Apple. Well, maybe it’s more of a 3 or 4-up, simply put, Adobe took it too far. These are the icons for the upcoming Creative Suite 3 from Adobe, which has begun with the release ...

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APC-20000 mobile charger: Pump up your phone battery 20 times more

We cannot live without batteries, just face it, they’re never enough. The laptop has to shut down when you’re engaging in the best IM conversation, the PSP has to go off when you are about to fight the boss, your phone has to die when the call you have been waiting for the whole day arrives. Here’s a little gadget ...

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Iomega releases Apple-esque external hard drives

Aren’t they pretty? You might be wondering, What are they? And hopefully you can tell that, by the Iomega logo on these bricks, that they are (not zip drives) some very Apple-ish hard drives! These two external storage devices are for Mac owners only, and why would a Windows user want such beautiful drives anyways? One can only wonder. The ...

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iSkin Keyboard Protector saves your Mac from crumbs and water

What would you do without a keyboard? It is possible to function only with a mouse; Windows does have a keyboard emulation software built in, but it is neither pretty or fun (forget productive). The keyboard is one of the essential parts of your computer, so why do we thrash them so? We eat at our desks and spill crumbs ...

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